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Thursday, August 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska and Washington govs push back on Sessions’ marijuana enforcement letters (Cannabist)

// Feds Call Out Religious Discrimination Against Marijuana Consumers (MassRoots)

// Charges dropped against marijuana activist who gave out joints in front of Capitol (Washington Post)


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// Nevada’s marijuana sales down product suffering as program ‘limps along’ (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Several factors led to Hawaii’s flawed medical marijuana launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario Report Urges Immediate Decriminalization (and Many Other Things) (Leafly)

// Bull! Pot Revenue Has Definitely Helped Fund Cherry Creek Schools (Westword)

// Oregon makes drug possession a misdemeanor (Associated Press News)

// L.A. City Council approves new Cannabis Department head (LA Times)

// Pot industry massively increases its Washington lobbying (Washington Examiner)


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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maui dispensary approved as 1st to begin selling medical marijuana (Hawaii News Now)

// Poll: Record High Support For Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Multi-State Cannabis Operator GTI Quietly Raises Over $50 Million (New Cannabist Ventures)


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// Activists concerned that state’s marijuana regulatory agency is underfunded (WWLP News)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board Members Largely From Pro-Pot Cities (New England Public Radio)

// Attorney: State can’t outlaw medical marijuana on college campuses (Verde Independent)

// Virginia’s Leading Gubernatorial Candidate Is Already Calling for Marijuana Decriminalization (Merry Jane)

// North Dakota Department of Health looking for lab to test medical marijuana (Bismarck Tribune)

// Unfinished business: Maine lawmakers delayed many key decisions (Bangor Daily News)

// The Post’s View: Maryland is mired in a medical-marijuana morass (Washington Post)


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Monday, June 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Rick Scott signs Florida’s cannabis bill into law (Blasting News)

// Koch network to Trump administration: ‘You are never going to win the war on drugs. Drugs won.’ (Denver Post)

// Wolf Lauds ‘Fair’ Medical Marijuana Process After Former Policy Chief Gets Grower Permit (CBS Philadelphia)


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// Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July (U.S News & World Report (AP))

// Anchorage marijuana sales tax revenue continues steady climb (Alaska Dispatch News)

// N.Y. Health Dept. improves medical marijuana program (NY Daily News (AP))

// Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation (Daily Beast)

// Marijuana Advocates Optimistic in Northeast Despite Setbacks (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Marketing Medical Cannabis Like Branded Generics (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Philly Restrictions On Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Go May Be Too Late (CBS Philly)


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Monday, March 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// High Times Cannabis Cup Shut Down by the Feds and Mother Nature (CannabisNow)

// Oregon lawmakers push to protect pot users’ info from US (ABC News)

// Colorado mulls marijuana crackdown ending co-op growing (McClatchy DC Bureau)


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// The Legal International Cannabis Trade Already Exists. We Mapped It. (Leafly)

// Tick Segerblom Wants Cannabis Stores in Las Vegas by Summer (Leafly)

// Nevada senators propose bill that would allow opioid addicts to use medical marijuana (My News 4 NBC)

// Marijuana Task Force Holds First Meeting (KTVN 2 News)

// Head regulator of state medical marijuana industry short on experience (News-Press)

// Government approves measure to decriminalize marijuana (Times of Israel)

// N.J. ‘Weedman’ appears before judge on witness tampering charges (NJ.com)


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Friday, January 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Could Be Next To Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Colorado’s marijuana czar and fellow top regulator make leap into consulting (Cannabist)

// Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016 (SF Gate)


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// Judge: Insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for injured N.J. worker (Philly.com)

// State awards first medical marijuana cultivation licenses (Providence Journal)

// Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder’s desk (Michigan Radio)

// Wisconsin Republicans Reach Deal on Bill to Allow Out-of-State CBD Oil (Leafly)

// California’s new attorney general gearing up to defend legal weed, other policies (Cannabist)

// Arkansas Latest Marijuana State To Deny Small Business Opportunity (Weed News)

// Legal weed is hard to come by in Alaska (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colo. offers another model for marijuana industry: Its pot czar (Boston Globe)

// Obama grants clemency to Arizona man convicted of marijuana possession (KTAR News)

// Guam Governor Calls For Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana.com)


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// Cannabis REIT Innovative Industrial Properties Closes $30MM Sale-Leaseback (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: The Trump effect – Some marijuana companies shifting 2017 growth plans, but most staying the course (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arizona Bill Would Legalize Marijuana, Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Minn. Medical Marijuana Company Announces Price Cuts (CBS Minnesota)

// Hemp growers may try to block federal ban on marijuana extracts (Star Telegram)

// The National Fraternal Order of Police Asks Trump to Leave State Marijuana Laws Alone (Westword)

// US women increasingly use pot during pregnancy, study finds (Philly.com)


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Thursday, September 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chelsea Clinton ‘misspoke’ on marijuana risks, spokeswoman says (Washington Post)

// Virginia Gov Supports Medical Marijuana But Isn’t Hopeful (Marijuana.com)

// ‘It’s a disaster’: Oregon marijuana businesses push back against Oct. 1 regulation changes (The Cannabist)


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// Berkeley’s Amoeba Music granted license to sell marijuana (Fact Mag)

// WBZ-UMass Poll: Voters Favor Legal Recreational Marijuana, But Have Reservations (CBS Boston)

// Arizona DES director sends anti-marijuana email to employees (AZ Central)

// 2 arrested in MCSO investigation of marijuana operation (AZ Central)

// Feds launch major raid on illegal marijuana operations in southeast Colorado (The Cannabist)

// SafeMontana files complaint against medical marijuana initiative campaign (KTVA 2 News)

// Conor McGregor Spent Last Night Smoking Joints In New York City (UpRoxx)


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